On this Thursday’s edition of “Strictly Jazz Sounds,” I’m interviewing the great Richard Davis. Why? April 15, is the birthday of this renowned bassist and NEA Jazz Master. I’m interviewing during the 3:00pm hour CDT. He turns 86. Davis continues to be a professor of jazz at the University of WI-Madison, performs and pours his […]
Madison College is proud to announce the world premier big band jazz composition by noted composer and conductor Ayn Inserto, “Ze Teach and Me” to be performed at the Madison College Truax campus, Saturday, April 18 at 7:30pm, free of charge.
Steve Braunginn and Jane Reynolds will interview Jazz Trumpeter Ingrid Jensen this Thursday on Strictly Jazz Sounds. On December 4-6, 2014, the UW School of Music will host the 4th Annual UW/MMSD Jazz Festival, at which Ingrid will hold a trumpet master class and be a featured performer.
In June of 2013, the National Endowment for the Arts named Richard Davis one of four 2014 NEA Jazz Masters. On Monday, Jan. 13, the NEA streamed the Jazz Masters awards ceremony and concert live from Lincoln Center in New York City with WORT’s Steve Braunginn in attendance. Watch the awards ceremony and concert online here!